# Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Ottawa (YOW)

Flight distance from Detroit to Ottawa (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport) is 440 miles / 708 kilometers / 382 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Ottawa (YOW) is 525 miles / 845 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 0 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Ottawa.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW).

## How far is Ottawa from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and Ottawa. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 440.078 miles
• 708.237 kilometers
• 382.417 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 439.249 miles
• 706.903 kilometers
• 381.697 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

B Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
City: Ottawa
IATA Code: YOW
ICAO Code: CYOW
Coordinates: 45°19′20″N, 75°40′9″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Ottawa.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Ottawa (YOW).

Distance:
440
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
440

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